The Education Blog

Let us inspire you with the our travel diaries, itinerary ideas, teacher testimonials and destination guides. Some of our blogs have been contributed by teachers like you and we are always eager to hear and share your experiences with our community.

If you have a story to contribute, email travel@discover-education.co.uk

Teacher Tour Leader Guide to: Engaging students of different abilities

We asked our Teacher Tour Leaders for their advice, top tips and secret weapons that they swear by for the best school trips possible. In this guide we asked them how to engage students of different abilities. 

10 Air Travel Tips For Effortless School Trips

We asked former teachers and current group tour leaders for their advice on how to make your journey as smooth as possible, from Departures to Arrivals.

Monitoring Mount Oræfajokull

Blog and classroom activity on the monitoring of Mount Oræfajokull from Icelandic scientist, Ari Trausti Guðmundsson.

Over-tourism in Iceland - myths dispelled by the experts

Don't be put off Iceland. We'll tell you the facts about tourism in Iceland you need to know!

October Half Term Testimonials

Friday, 03 November 2017

Don't take our word for it, take theirs!

Teacher Tales – 5 destinations in North East Iceland that took me back in time

Wednesday, 01 November 2017

Get a real teacher's perspective on the North and East of Iceland and how it measures up as a school trip destination.…

October Half Term Highlights 2017

Thursday, 26 October 2017

A collection of social media posts from our school trips over October Half Term 2017.

If you loved South Iceland, discover the North and East

Friday, 30 June 2017

We've collected North and East equilvalents to your favourite sights in the South West to prove there are just as many geographical wonders beyond the Golden Circle.

Highlights from our Tectonics CPD Day

Wednesday, 14 June 2017

Some of our favourite social media posts from our team and attendees in Nottingham and Banstead.

9 Foodie Favourites from our Italy itineraries

Wednesday, 14 June 2017

When in Rome, Naples or Sicily… eat!

What it’s like to travel to Sicily with 87 teenagers…

Monday, 01 May 2017

In April, our travel specialist Lauren visited Sicily with Millthorpe School. She shares some of her top tips and unique experiences from the trip.

7 Top Tips For Comparing School Trip Quotes

Friday, 24 February 2017

When comparing initial quotations, it is sometimes difficult to know what is and isn't included. Make sure you are getting the most for your money.…